Bengals survive 4th quarter surge

IRMO – Blythewood’s Region 3-5A opener was a blowout—before it wasn’t—Friday night at Irmo’s W. C. Hawkins Stadium. The Bengals controlled the tempo and steadily built a 42-14 lead late that lasted late in the third quarter. Irmo responded with three fourth-quarter scores that if anything, made the 42-35 final look like a respectable defeat. […]

Blythewood levels Beaufort

BEAUFORT – Ready to shake off last week’s overwhelming loss to 3-time state champion Dutch Fork, Blythewood hit the road to the Lowcountry Friday night and went straight to work with Beaufort. The Bengals (4-2) scored on their first eight possessions of the game and walloped the Eagles 56-14 at Beaufort Stadium. Josh Burrell and […]

Dutch Fork eases past Bengals 49-13

BLYTHEWOOD – The Dutch Fork football team left little room for surprises at District Two Stadium Friday. The three-time 5A state champions rolled to a 49-0 lead over Blythewood by the half, then finished out the second half in a 49-13 victory over the Bengals. Blythewood (3-2) finally got on the scoreboard when Josh Strickland […]

Blythewood holds on to win in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA – North Augusta rallied for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to get within one score of overcoming a 17-point Blythewood lead Friday night, but the Bengals closed out a 27-24 victory over the Yellow Jackets at Jackets Stadium. With his team down 27-10 going into the fourth quarter, North Augusta quarterback Bradley Godwin scored from […]

BHS to induct first Hall of Fame class

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood High School (BHS) Athletic Hall of Fame announced its inaugural induction class. Created in 2019 to recognize the outstanding contributions to Blythewood High School athletics, the Hall of Fame will honor five inductees at a banquet on Thursday, Oct. 31. The inductees will also be recognized at Blythewood’s final regular season […]

Bengals outlast Griffins

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Bengals came away with a 35-21 victory over Fairfield Central during their 2019 Homecoming game last Friday. The Bengals opened the contest with an eight play, 70-yard touchdown drive highlighted by a 10-yard rush from David Patten and capped with a 15-yard touchdown toss from Josh Strickland to Josh Burrell on […]

Blythewood bests Blazers in opener

BLYTHEWOOD – The game took three days to get in the books, but after Blythewood’s 14-0 shutout over arch rival Ridge View Monday night at District Two Stadium, the football season has begun. Gilbert High transfer Josh Strickland passed for a touchdown and Brandon Edwards rushed for another, while the Bengals defense racked up four […]

Chamber hosts coaches’ forecast

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School Athletic Director Barry Mizzell opened the annual Blythewood Chamber of Commerce coaches’ assessment of the upcoming football season with the news that BHS will announce its first athletic hall of fame class later this week. “We’ve got five members going in, and we’re gonna recognize those folks on Nov. 1, […]

Eight Bengals sign to collegiate level

BLYTHEWOOD — Blythewood High School recognized eight members of the Class of 2019 as they celebrated National Signing Day by announcing their plans to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level.  Seven football players and one girl’s soccer player were recognized. Jayden Addison, son of James and Nadia Addison, announced his commitment to continue […]

Falcons prey on Bengals in round 1

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood rang in the opening of the South Carolina High School League 5A State Playoffs with a home-match up against the Nation Ford Falcons and what ensued was a 48-minute defensive battle. Despite out-gaining Nation Ford 314 total yards to 233, the Bengals were not able to find the end-zone and were edged […]